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A0.3 Practical Romanian phrases/expressions: I like, I want, I have to

Various other Romanian phrases and useful words

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I want ...

Eu vreau

/jew vre̯aw/

I don't want...

Eu nu vreau

/jew nu vre̯aw/

I like...

Literally: To me like

Îmi place...

/ɨmʲ 'pla.t͡ʃe/

I don't like...

Literally: No to me like

Nu îmi place

/nu ɨmʲ 'pla.t͡ʃe/

I like you

Îmi place de tine

/ɨmʲ 'pla.t͡ʃe de 'ti.ne/

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Hungry thirsty warm cold Romanian

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I'm hungry

Literally: To me is hunger

Mi-e foame

/mje 'fo̯a.me/

I'm thirsty

Mi-e sete

/mje 'se.te/

I'm warm

Mi-e cald

/mje cald/

I'm cold

Mi-e frig

/mje frig/

I'm not well.

Literally: To me-is bad.

Mi-e rău

/mje rəw/

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How to say "Have to", and "May I" in Romanian

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I must

Trebuie

/'tre.bu.je/

I have to leave

Trebuie să plec

/'tre.bu.je sə plek/

May I smoke?

Pot să fumez?

/pot sə fu↗'mez/

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How to say "mine" in Romanian?

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Mine (possession) referring to one feminine object,

A mea

/a me̯a/

Mine (possession) referring to one masculine object

Al meu

/al 'mew/

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At this stage you do not need to worry about feminine or masculine nouns, just learn both ways of saying mine: "a mea" and "al meu".

6 comments

have a suggestion

buna... ma numesc preethi.i am from srilanka and 46 yrs. i love your language. so i am now learning romanian language with helping your this site. i am doing the driving job as my career. and i also have certfied for fork lift driver. so i like and love your country. so can you find out me a job in your country.?then i can easily learn languge. va rog dumnevoastra. multsmesc..!

Hi kellapatha,

Hi kellapatha,

Sorry for the late reply. I can provide some suggestions on taxi driver jobs. Can you please post your comment on the page dedicated to the Jobs for foreigners: https://www.learnro.com/job-romania
You have done the right thing by starting to learn Romanian. It can only help you land a job easier/faster.

Happy to help

Need some sentances with "al meu" & "a mea"

As suggested, It is not so important in this lesson i know but i want to know the differences.... i do not want to leave any weak point with this language :)

I'm happy that you learn more

I'm happy that you learn more Romanian.

I've added the Romanian - English translations for "mine" both masculine and feminine forms.

For complete sentences you could find many Romanian sentences containing "al meu" or "a mea" in the grammar lesson that I've written a long time ago:
https://www.learnro.com/romanian-possessive-pronouns

Happy to help!

make me exciting to learn

make me exciting to learn more

I'm happy to hear that!

I'm happy to hear that!
All the best!

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